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Visual Arts for Mon., Oct. 16
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    Ai Weiwei Sculptures Now In Your City!

    The Contemporary Austin and Waller Creek Conservancy present a free public event to celebrate the unveiling of two monumental sculptures by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei. The mesmerizing Forever Bicycle is at the Waller Delta, 74 Trinity. And Iron Tree Trunk is on view at Laguna Gloria, 3809 W. 35th.
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    Mexic-Arte Museum: Diego and Frida

    Mexic-Arte celebrates the 110th anniversary of Frida Kahlo’s birth with "A Smile in the Middle of the Way," an exhibition that takes an intimate look at the relationship between Kahlo and Diego Rivera, as seen through the lens of notable photographers of that time, including images by Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Ansel Adams, Guillermo Kahlo, Leo Matiz, Nickolas Muray, Edward Weston, and Guillermo Zamora.
    Through Nov. 26. $5 ($4, senior citizens, students).
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    Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming

    This immersive and interactive exhibit at the Texas State History Museum explores the past and future of electronic gaming through the player's experience – with dozens of rare artifacts, brought together for the first time from extensive collections across the globe.
    Through March 18. $9-13.  
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    Studio L Gallery

    Sculptural work by Rita Marie Ross, Jacob Colburn, Daryl G. Colburn, Dorthy Crummer, and more. 2309 Thornton.
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    Atelier 3-D: A Sculptors' Studio

    This centrally located sculpture studio (featuring the work of Steve Dubov, Heather Tolleson, and Terry Wilemon) offers ongoing classes and workshops for all skill levels; the venue's also open to artists looking for workspace and tools. New classes starting soon! Call or see the website for details. 701 Tillery, 512/385-1115.
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    Blue Moon Glassworks: Classes

    This Hyde Park epicenter of everything silica-based and lovely offers instruction on glass fusing, leaded glass, precious-metal clay, and much more.
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    City Glass: Workshops and Classes

    Glass blowing? Yes, and much more, in this longtime professional studio. 1105 E. Sixth, 584-9323.
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    Interwoven Community Weaving Project

    This series of free weaving workshops culminates in an exhibition that'll be part of this year's East Austin Studio Tour. See website for more.
    Wed., Oct. 11 & 18, 12:30 -2:30pm; Oct. 25, 8:30-10:30am
    Rosewood-Zaragosa Neighborhood Center, 2800 Webberville Rd.
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    MACC: Art Classes

    Sculpting, working in clay and paper pulp, painting with acrylics: many opportunities for learning a craft here. See website for details.